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HSK
the slightest amount or degree / a bit
HSK 5
silk cloth / silk
HSK 5
bean vermicelli / mung bean starch noodles / Chinese vermicelli / cellophane noodles / CL: / fan (loanword) / enthusiast for sb or sth
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silk / thread / trace / (cuisine) shreds or julienne strips / CL: 條|条 / classifier: a thread (of cloud, smoke etc), a bit, an iota, a hint (of sth) etc
screw
stockings / pantyhose
lace (loanword) (textiles)
steel wire / tightrope
Alice (name)
luffa (loofah)
silk screen / screen (printing)
the Silk Road / abbr. for 絲綢之路|丝绸之路
natural silk (secreted by silkworm)
velvet
silk / pure silk
hawser / steel rope
ribbon
iron wire / CL: / subway enthusiast (abbr. for 地鐵粉絲|地铁粉丝) / railway enthusiast (abbr. for 鐵路粉絲|铁路粉丝)
fine black hair / dried plum (sliced, as cake ingredient)
hair (on the head)
not one thread loose (idiom); strictly according to the rules / meticulous / not one hair out of place
shredded meat / shredded pork
julienned potato
wisps of blood / visible veins / (of eyes) bloodshot
lit. spider's thread and horse track / tiny hints (of a secret) / traces / clue
pork strips stir-fried with yuxiang 魚香|鱼香
thread / silk yarn
headscarf / kerchief / silk neckband
linked in countless ways
welding wire
to not move a single jot (idiom)
to spin silk
canary
one thread, one hair (idiom); a tiny bit / an iota
to fit tightly (idiom) / to join seamlessly / to fit snugly
wire netting / CL:
lace border (loanword)
lesbian (slang) (loanword)
filament (in a lightbulb)
lit. to spin silk from cocoons / fig. to make a painstaking investigation (idiom)
mycelium / hypha
wire drawing / candied floss (cooking) / spun sugar or toffee (coating)
to walk a tightrope (literally or figuratively)
lit. lotus roots may break, but the fiber remains joined (idiom); lovers part, but still long for one another
copper wire
dodder (Cuscuta sinensis, a parasitic vine with seeds used in medicine)
rayon
(of spiders, caterpillars, silkworms etc) to extrude silk
gossamer / hairspring
die-hard fan
shredded coconut
drizzle / fine rain
gemelli (corkscrew shaped pasta)
traditional Chinese musical instruments / music
drizzle / fine rain
thread-like
item made from woven silk or rayon
raw silk
silk thread
to grate / to shred (vegetable)
not wearing one thread (idiom); absolutely naked / without a stitch of clothing / in one's birthday suit
hair mousse (loanword)
Beyoncé (1981-), American pop singer
to spin synthetic fiber / to spin silk / spinning / filature
stalk (filament) of stamen
spinneret
silk floss / down
screwdriver
serine (Ser), an amino acid
golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana)
amitosis
Aerodramus, genus of birds that use echolocation, a subset of the Collocaliini tribe (swiflets), two of whose species – Aerodramus fuciphagus and Aerodramus maximus – build nests harvested to make bird's nest soup
kesi or k’o-ssu, Chinese silk tapestry woven in a pictorial design
accurate to perfection (idiom) / precise to the finest detail
silk raw material (prepared by boiling in soap)
filovirus
dry-fried potato slices (Chinese dish)
cypress
fuse wire
a "screw that never rusts" — sb who selflessly and wholeheartedly serves the Communist Party, like Lei Feng 雷鋒|雷锋, to whom the metaphor is attributed
crosshairs
Beatrix (name)
sardonyx (gemstone of brown-white striped chalcedony)
variant of 緙絲|缂丝
slightly salty
axoneme (long thread of nerve cell)
capillary blood vessels
black-boned chicken / silky fowl / silkie / Gallus gallus domesticus Brisson / see also 烏骨雞|乌骨鸡
auger / gimlet / screwdriver (cocktail)
feet and legs in silk stockings (especially in the massage context)
loser (Internet slang)
silk from worms fed on leaves
the Silk Road
wire cutting pincers
razor wire
a bit chilly
cnidocyte / nettle cell of medusa or anemone
(bird species of China) Germain's swiftlet (Aerodramus germani)
lit. try to straighten out silk threads only to tangle them further (idiom) / fig. to try to help but end up making things worse
the older generation (respectful term) / old folk / silver-haired generation

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